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South Street, Gowanlea with Boundary Wall and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Aberchirder, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5611 / 57°33'40"N

Longitude: -2.6216 / 2°37'17"W

OS Eastings: 362905

OS Northings: 852507

OS Grid: NJ629525

Mapcode National: GBR M8WQ.XCL

Mapcode Global: WH8MD.P6TX

Entry Name: South Street, Gowanlea with Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 4 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354349

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19923

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberchirder

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Aberchirder

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Late 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, T-plan cottage. Squared and snecked granite with ashlar dressings. Panelled door to centre with stone bracketted cornice and letterbox fanlight. Canted windows flanking at ground. 2 canted, piend-roofed slate-hung dormers above to attic with billet moulding. Sash and case windows with 4-pane glazing pattern. Grey slates, ashlar coped skews with moulded skewputts, coped ashlar stacks with decorative cans. Low ashlar coped wall to front garden with decorative, cast-iron railings and gate; rubble coped, rubble walls to side.

Statement of Interest

Listed as a good example of a traditional type and for group value. Gowanlea forms a row with Kinnairdy Lodge and Laurelbank, South Street, to the W. 51 South Street is of the same type. It does not appear on the 1871-4 OS Map.

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